Dr. Jeffrey Chen, DMD
Dr. Chen strives to provide the best treatment for his patients while being gentle, patient and detail oriented. He understands that many people are nervous and anxious about going to see the dentist. This is why he provides for every patient a comfortable and relaxed experience. His career goal is to gain trust and confidence through clinical excellence and following the “Golden Rule” by treating others as he would want to be treated. Dr. Chen is a native of Marietta, GA. After graduating from McEachern High School, he attended Emory University and received his Bachelors of Science in Biology. He received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. After graduation he went to practice in rural South Georgia where he helped the underserved community. Throughout his career, Dr. Chen has practiced all aspects of dentistry. He understands that it can be hard to make time to see the dentist, and tries his hardest to be efficient and serve your needs as quickly as possible. 2018 marked Dr. Chen’s 10th year practicing and the team is excited to continue supporting him. He is married to his childhood sweetheart, Jane, and they have four children. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching movies, running, NBA basketball, and travelling.
Dr. Vikram Bhatia, DMD
As a Georgia native, Druid Hills High School graduate and Medical College of GA Alum, Dr. Vik is proud to serve the Johns Creek, Brookhaven, and neighboring cities. After attending MCG, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD), he had the unique opportunity to work with dental cosmetic specialists throughout the city, while acquiring additional experience in general dentistry through his work with a large group practice here in Georgia. With these skills he is able to bring artistry and excellence to his everyday work. He enjoys being a general/family dentist, and creating relationships with his patients that will last for generations. Dr. Vik invites patients of all ages to join his practice.
With the goal of offering first class patient centered dental care, Dr. Vik continues to travel throughout the country, staying abreast of new dental technology and cutting edge innovations for patients. Pain management and painless dentistry are his primary practice goals.
Dr.Bhatia is focused on his patient’s well being and has taken important steps to ensure their safety. By implementing digital x-rays, he hopes to reduce radiation for his patients, and no longer require the use of chemicals. His Dental Office also uses special amalgam traps in the office to prevent the mercury in the old silver fillings removed from going into the environment.
In his personal life, he is very family oriented and enjoys spending time with his wife, Dr. Tasneem Bhatia (Dr. Taz) and their two children Rania and Kabir. He is passionate about serving others as a healer and lives up to the true meaning of a Doctor.
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Lydia is a Georgia native with a passion for people. She has been in the dental field since 2010 and working with Johns Creek Dental Associates since 2016. Customer service is the first priority for her and she always does her best to provide the highest level of care for you and your family. Lydia believes in giving your all in every endeavor. Outside of work she enjoys participating in volunteer ministry work, playing guitar with her husband, arts and crafts, and eating the spiciest food she can find.
Kala is our lead Dental Hygienist and is from Kennesaw, Ga. She attended UGA and graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Athens Technical College in 2014. She has always loved teeth and been interested in the dental field after hearing stories from her dental assistant aunt. Don’t be surprised if she hums a little ditty or tells you your teeth are “cute” when you’re in her chair, she is our team cheerleader and her spirit animal is a golden retriever. Kala believes it’s important to be supportive, enthusiastic, and reliable in your endeavors which is exactly what she brings to our team to cultivate office pride and provide excellent patient care.
Courtney is one of our awesome Dental Hygienists and was born and raised in Billings, Montana. She graduated from Lanier Technical College in 2018 and has since joined the Johns Creek Dental Associates team. Courtney enjoys the challenge of the dental field and loves helping others, especially those with dental anxiety. She is passionate about providing sincere care to our patients and lives by the modos: “Live and let live” and “Don’t worry, be happy” just like one of Bob Ross’s happy trees. When Courtney isn’t caring for patients she enjoys live music and karaoke, outdoor adventures and learning about dinosaurs with her young son.
Kaycee has been with us since early 2019. She is a Georgia native and is currently attending Lanier Technical College. As a child Kaycee always had great experiences at the dentist which motivated her to start a career in the dental field. She is true team player and believes in doing what you love in life so that you can give it your all and truly enjoy it. In her free time Kaycee lifeguards and coaches a middle school volleyball team.
Originally from Los Angeles, Miriam has lived here in Georgia for over 10 years. She has been in the dental field since 2001 and worked with Dr. Chen off and on since 2012. Miriam loves what she does and would choose the dental field all over again. She has a 15 year old daughter and in her free time she enjoys hiking, fishing, kayaking, walking, and dancing.
Ina is from Belarus and is tri-lingual! She has been in the dental field since 2017 and works chairside with the doctor. She values honesty, punctuality, and organization which is why she is such a great addition to our team and brings an excellent set of skills, warmth and friendliness to the office. When Ina is not caring for patients she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her son, watching movies and talking.
Desiree is from Lafayette, Indiana but grew up here in Georgia. She joined the dental field in 2017 and has been with our team since 2018 as insurance coordinator. She is a mother of two and truly loves spending time with her kids, doing fun activities and striving to be the best role model she can. Desiree enjoys the satisfaction of contributing to our patients feeling comfortable and happy with their smiles, she also enjoys working together with our business team and seeing the practice grow!
Stephanie has been with our business team since early 2019. She is currently attending Georgia State University for business administration and finance, she enjoys learning new things every day and is a great support to our team. In her free time Stephanie loves spending time with her family, especially her 3 younger siblings.
Bailey is a Georgia native and also attended Lanier Technical College. She has been with us since summer 2019 and is part of our business team. Mother of one, she loves to spend time with her husband and their little son during free time, watching him learn and grow. She enjoys learning about the many different facets of the dental field and believes in being true to yourself, always doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. Bailey is an awesome team player, she always makes herself available to help and she is happy to go above and beyond to provide excellent customer service.